Sep 13, 2010 10:00pm PDT
to visit to the home district of a virginia congressman today to make some points about the economy and the upcoming election. with that in mind, the president visited the fairfax, virginia home of a family hit home by the economicdown turn. the congressman there is in a tough reelection fight. mr.obama said the stimulus plan helped to stop the economic free fall but admitted there's more work to be done. >>> wall street had global economic news and started a week with a rally. the stocks posted their eighth gain in nine trading days. investors responded to word that china says it's economy remains robust. the dow jones gained 81 points. the nasdaq picked up 43. >>> a new survey of credit scores indicates californians have reduced their credit card debt but at the same time their credit ratings have gone down as well. san francisco base credit karma said today that credit card debt is down 6% for california consumers since the start of the year, but credit scores are down by an average of two points in that same time period. nationally, the average debt on credit card was more than
Sep 6, 2010 10:00pm PDT
touchdown, virginia tech beats the hockies. >>> tiger ties for 11th. and advances to the next leg of the play offs. >>> hudson gets up and in from the bunker on 13 for one of his 11th birdies, hoffman wins by five strokes and it's good time charlie second career tournament victory. >>> someone finally silenced the screen machine called maria sharipova today. she made 36 unforced airs by sharipova. wins in straight sets 6-3-6-4. that's sports as we see it for this labor day night. giants still a game back. >> if only the dodgers had won. >> you're going to count on the dodgers, come on. >> all right. >> fred, thank you. >>> and that's our report for tonight. thank you for joining us this evening. >> good night.
Sep 23, 2010 10:00pm PDT
to be executed in the u.s. in five years was put to death tonight in virginia. teresa williams died by lethal injection. witnesses said she looked frightened and nervous as she entered the death chamber. at one point it appeared a corrections officer tried to calm her down. williams was accused of the planning to kill her husband and stepson so she could collect on their life insurance. >>> the attempts to lure five children have taken place in the last week and a half. brentwood police say a man tried to lure children by telling them their parents asked him to walk them to their soccer game. similar incidents have taken place near walnut creek. >> if anyone comes up that you do not know, don't go with them. no matter how convincing they are, do not go with somebody you do not know. >> reporter: police say the cases in different cities appear to be unrelated, all three men reportedly have different descriptions. >>> the pleasanthill bart station is getting a new name. bart directors approved changing it to the pleasanthill the contra costa center bart station. the idea is to better represent
Sep 28, 2010 10:00pm PDT
. the county of arlington, virginia also voted to opt out of the program. it remains to be seen if i.c.e. will honor the request. >>> there's new evidence tonight of just how far reaching the recession has been in the lives of americans. new census numbers indicate the number of people receiving food stamps is at an all time high. and perhaps because of the cost, marriages are at an all time low. now the gap between rich and poor is greater than ever. jana katsuyama has the report. >> reporter: it shows that more people are struggling just to survive. barrels of food are located at the food bank, a sign of the times. >> these are families that are working, these are families that had saved, these are familied that never imagined that they would need to call an organization like the foot bank. >> reporter: staff requests for food have doubled since the recession began. >> we're currently serving one in six alameda residents. >> reporter: residents like aguilar of oak lands who's had a rocky ride through the recession earning $36,000 a year. >> i don't have money to pay more mortgage.
Sep 11, 2010 11:30pm PDT
of the day. drew dudsick with a swing pass to sullivan for james madison. that's virginia tech, sullivan is running through. the dukes pull off the 21-16 stuner. two weeks ago they were talking about a national championship. tonight they are 0-2. >>> a key player locked up long- term by the 49ers as they approach the start of the new season. we will tell you about that when sports wrap conditions continues. and we will show introducing the samsung fascinate powered by verizon. super amoled screen. six-axis 3d gaming and access to thousands of free apps. all in one ultra-thin package. you want it, we got it. the samsung fascinate. only at verizon. . >> it took only 59 minutes this evening for kyle cleaning centers to become the first woman in almost a decade to win the u.s. open tennis championship. some heavy hitters were on hand to see her take on her when it was over. klijsters gets her so stretched out she nearly does the splits. made it look even easier in the second point. at match point winning the second set 6-1 for the second year in a row. kim clijsters shares this with her two
Sep 27, 2010 10:00pm PDT
before dinner after returning from virginia. >> it was like 100 degrees then we just got back today and the afternoon we were surprised it was feeling similar to that here. >> i am fine with the heat. it is a lot better than back east. i am okay with it. >> pg&e said it put strain on equipment resulting in power outages in brent wood, walnut creek and san leandro. maureen nail or. >>> the warm weather prompted bay area air quality regulators to have a spare the air day tomorrow. smog and pollution will reach unhealthy levels. >> we've issued spare the air alert to remind people to protect health, car pool, take transit, work from home just try to reduce your time on the road. >> air quality officials say a spare the air day serves two purposes, first lets people know the air is unhealthy and encourages folks to reduce driving and surveys show people do indeed cut back on driving when there is an alert. >>> we already showed you records from today. these are some other high temperatures red dots represent record temperatures but tomorrow inland they will be hotter, 101, 102 maybe mor